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Free Playing: Warm Up Exercise Tool

Rob Wallace

Published: 2010-08-25

One in a series of tool cards for teaching improvisation. Part of ICASP's Improvisation Toolkit. Source: Stevens, John. Search and Reflect: A Music Workshop Handbook. Middlesex: Rock
School Limited, 2007.

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  • Free_Playing_Tool.pdf

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Improvisation implies a deep connection between the personal and the communal, self and world. A “good” improviser successfully navigates musical and institutional boundaries and the desire for self-expression, pleasing not only herself but the listener as well.

– Rob Wallace